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News Release 2012-154 | October 29, 2012

OCC Allows National Bank and Federal Savings Association Offices Affected by Hurricane Sandy to Close

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today issued a proclamation allowing national bank and federal savings association offices affected by Hurricane Sandy to close at their discretion.

In issuing the proclamation, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Midsize and Community Bank Supervision Jennifer Kelly said she expects that only those bank offices directly affected by the storm will close.  Those offices should make every effort to reopen as quickly as possible to address the banking needs of their customers, she added.

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